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One Day at a Time 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1975–1984)
The misadventures of a divorced mother, her family, and their building superintendent in Indianapolis.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Valerie Bertinelli ...  Barbara Cooper / ... 209 episodes, 1975-1984
Bonnie Franklin ...  Ann Romano / ... 208 episodes, 1975-1984
Pat Harrington Jr. ...  Dwayne F. Schneider 204 episodes, 1975-1984
Mackenzie Phillips ...  Julie Cooper / ... 123 episodes, 1975-1983
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Storyline

This sitcom follows recently divorced mother (Ann Romano) and her two teenage daughters (Barbara and Julie) as they start a new life together in Indianapolis, They are befriended by the building superintendent (Dwayne Schneider), who treats them like family. Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together. Written by Kate Tripper

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Taglines:

Norman Lear, who brought you "All in the Family", "Maude", Good Times", and "The Jeffersons" now brings you "One Day at a Time" (season 1) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Au fil des jours See more »

Filming Locations:

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(209 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In the One Day at a Time Reunion special, Mackenzie Phillips said once she got the call from Norman Lear, there was no question in her mind that she would sign on: "Norman Lear is the man who changed the face of television." See more »

Goofs

The family supposedly moves from Logansport,Indiana to Indianapolis at the beginning of the series. However, the area where they are shown departing is clearly not "Logansport" which is a small city of roughly 20k located in the north-central portion of the state. No major interstates run in or near Logansport and the city is surround by farmland and some low rolling hills. See more »

Quotes

Julie Cooper Horvath: She's one of the most independent women I've ever met.
Ann Romano Royer: She's not independent, she one of the most dependent women I've ever seen.
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Connections

Referenced in Thank God You're Here: Episode #1.4 (2007) See more »

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I totally Love Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinilli And the show of course
22 June 1999 | by Jim-428See all my reviews

The show one day at a time brings back a lot of wonderful memories of when I was a kid. Growing up in a divorced family. So it has a lot of meaning to me. Also I totally adore Laura Mackenzie Phillips. she is one of the most Beautiful actresses I have ever seen. I have a lot of the movies that she has been in. Also Valerie Bertinilli Is so hot I would like to some day meet them both. Watch the show ONE DAY AT A TIME it is cool.


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